A man who devoted his life to public service will have his legacy live on in yet another new way.

The South Adams County Fire Department announced Thursday that it is dedicating its newest fire truck to Deputy Heath Gumm, who was shot and killed by a suspect more than a week ago.

“It is a tremendous honor for us to dedicate our newest truck as a living memorial to your fallen brother, Deputy Gumm,” the fire department wrote on Facebook.

Gumm’s name is written on the very front of the truck.

The 31-year-old leaves behind a wife and a loving family.


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